A victory for Kenya and endangered elephants

Mon, 2007-07-02 07:13 by Hans

The Standard, Monday July 2, 2007
By Julius Kipng’etich

A victory for Kenya and endangered elephants

Two weeks ago, a landmark decision that is likely to affect tourism for years to come was made in The Hague, the Netherlands.

Delegates from 171-member countries of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (Cites) gave a nine-year lease of life to our wildlife flagship species — the elephant.

Some wildlife photos

Mon, 2007-06-25 07:45 by Hans
You can see or read more here: 2007 travel report

Copyright © 2007 Hans-Georg Michna

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Lioness. Crocodiles

Explosion at the Ambassadeur Hotel - Nairobi

Mon, 2007-06-11 06:33 by Hans

There has been an explosion at the Ambassadeur Hotel, Nairobi, this morning. Police have cordoned off the area as rescue teams try to get the injured to hospital. Sources at the scene say there have been some fatalities and injuries.

Click here for the full story.

And they say elephants never forget - Fort Wayne News Sentinel

Thu, 2007-06-07 13:27 by Keith

This has nothing to do with elephants. I suggest that you do something about the filter that dredges up anything with "elephant" in the text. The same applies to the item about "Elephant Loans", which is just the name of a financial services company.

Elephants' big feet the better to hear with - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 2007-06-02 12:44 by Hans

Elephants (Google News) - 5 hours 5 min ago

Elephants' big feet the better to hear with

Los Angeles Times, CA - 1 hour ago


Mon, 2007-05-28 13:15 by Petter

Dear All!
Blogs can be fun and interesting - but also big time-thieves. I think it is important that we decide what to use it for, and how (if) we want to use it in our interaction with the public.

Best, Petter

Small world getting smaller by the day!

Mon, 2007-05-28 12:35 by Petter

Testing out the photo option.
Amboseli elephants
Here is how you include the photo in the text. You can of course upload several photos, and include them with a html link where suitable.

Best, Petter